Wrap with Lentils, Pecans, Shredded Vegetables & Pecan Vinaigrette

Wrap with Lentils, Pecans, Shredded Vegetables & Pecan Vinaigrette

Ingredients:

  • 6 large spinach sandwich wraps
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked lentils
  • 1 Recipe Pecan Vinaigrette (see below)
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup red onion or scallions, sliced thin
  • 1 cup chopped toasted U.S. pecans
  • 1 cup finely shredded red and green cabbage, mixed
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

Preparation:

Toss lentils with 1/2 cup Pecan Vinaigrette.

For assembly, place 2 thin slices of Havarti at the bottom of the wrap.

Put several slices of cucumber over cheese, then a portion of the bell pepper, carrots, and onion. Top with 3 to 4 tablespoons of the lentils, 2 tablespoons pecans, shredded cabbage and salt and pepper. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the dressing over the top and wrap up like a burrito. Slice on the diagonal and serve cold or at room temperature.


Pecan Vinaigrette (Yields 1 ½ cups)

  • 2 fl. Oz. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup U.S. pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped fine
  • 8 fl. Oz. pecan or vegetable oil

Puree the vinegar, brown sugar, pecans, and herbs in a blender. Slowly drizzle in the oil until the dressing is thoroughly blended. Adjust seasonings to taste. Store refrigerated in the refrigerator for 1 week.